Killeen, TX – Bicycle Crash On Becker Drive Results In Injuries
Killeen, TX (June 3, 2019) – Just before 11 p.m. on Saturday, Killeen police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 1600 block of Becker Drive.
According to reports, a bicyclist was seriously injured in a hit and run accident along the roadway. Investigations of the incident found a bicyclist was traveling north along Becker Drive, pulling a trailer, when they were struck by a dark-colored SUV.
The bicyclist was found in the roadway when crews responded. He sustained life-threatening injuries and was airlifted to Scott & White Medical in Temple for treatment.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured bicyclist and his family at this time.
Bicycle Accidents In Texas
Statistics from 2007 to 2012 show that over 12,789 bicycle crashes have occurred throughout our state. Sadly, these incidents result in over 12,132 injuries and nearly 300 fatalities for victims involved. By 2016, this number increased to more than 840 cyclists losing their lives in automobile accidents across our state.
Although riding a bicycle is a quick, inexpensive, and healthy method of transportation, those who opt to do so are left completely vulnerable to the impact of other vehicles on the roadway. When bicyclists are injured in motor vehicle accidents, it is imperative that they contact a bicycle accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Texas personal injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have fought aggressively to ensure accident victims are able to get the medical treatment they need to make a full recovery. Our knowledgeable bicycle accident attorneys in Texas are dedicated to helping victims get the justice and compensation they deserve. If you were injured in an accident, by no fault of your own, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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